Rookies

Rookies

  • 2008
  • 1 Season
  • 6.7  (847)

The television series Rookies are about men and women who have gone through training at various police academies to become police officers in various towns and cities. In episode one of season one the show is about two police officers who have completed their training and have been placed with a police department, where they receive their on the job training before being placed as regular officers. The first episode is about Hugh Herndon who had been a school teacher and decided that he would like to become part of the Tampa, Florida police department. Anthony "A. J." Cafaro is the other rookie officer who is placed with the Tampa police department. "A. J." had been the manager of a restaurant before he decided to become a police officer. Hugh is assigned to be with patrol officer Danny Rhodes who is a field training officer and works with rookie officers to help them learn what is expected of them and how to do their job as proficiently as possible. The first call they receive is about a woman who is taking her clothes off in front of a business. "A. J." is assigned to work with field training officer Britt Martinez and their first call to investigate is the break in of truck. When they arrive at the place where the truck is parked, Officer Martinez asks "A. J." what is the first thing they will want to do. When he replies that it is to check for fingerprints she wants to know how he will go about getting the fingerprints. During the process of "A. J." dusting the truck for prints, he forgets that he should not touch his face while doing it. The two rookie officers along with their training officer receives several calls during their shift ranging from minor things to severing a search warrant and a homicide. Each rookie learns how to deal with handling suspects and the first day on the job is really rough.

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Seasons
Step Up or Step Off
16. Step Up or Step Off
December 2, 2008
Vincent Capo went from being a chef to becoming a JPSO rookie police officer in less than a year. A desire to help his community pushed Vincent from a job behind the scenes to one very much under the spotlight. FTO Mike Pizzulato is concerned that Vince's shyness and difficulty in communicating with others will hold him back. Then when Vincent fails a simple, but extremely important test, Mike is furious, and his doubts increase. Kevin McGuffie is a hometown boy who wanted to serve his community as a cop ever since he was a little kid. Kevin gets paired with no-nonsense FTO Danny Bostic. On a routine traffic stop, Kevin makes a mistake that will continue to haunt him. On the shifts that follow, Kevin doesn't screw up, but he doesn't exactly shine either. Danny lets Kevin know that he needs to step up or step off.
The Lost Rookie
15. The Lost Rookie
December 2, 2008
A rookie with military experience has an advantage over the others, but that doesn't sit well with the rest of the rookies. Also, a deadeye rookie wants to show off his shooting skills, but hasn't had the call yet.
Command Presence
14. Command Presence
December 2, 2008
The German Shepard of the K-9 unit training attacks one rookie officer. Another rookie tries to figure which of the people are the spark of a domestic dispute, joins a team serving a search warrant and later reaches for his gun in what seems like a routine traffic stop.
Finding the Cop Voice
13. Finding the Cop Voice
December 2, 2008
A rookie gets his chance at using the "rookie voice" he's been practicing when they are called to a narcotics bust, a robbery case and crowd control. Also, a rookie from Alabama tries to find his Tampa accent, but has no time to try it in the field because of paperwork.
It's a Deadly Profession
12. It's a Deadly Profession
November 25, 2008
A rookie receives a pair of calls which includes a dead body, first being a five day old corpse which she must move. Also, a rookies bad driving becomes a concern when called to a drive by shooting incident.
Rookie Love
11. Rookie Love
November 25, 2008
While attempting to capture an armed subject, a rookie makes a mistake which could have been fatal, but she later receives a second chance to redeem herself. Her boyfriend, also a rookie officer, hears the call for "shots fired" in her vicinity.
There's a New F.T.O. in Town
10. There's a New F.T.O. in Town
November 18, 2008
A rookie responds to an emergency call and unveils her poor driving skills. Then, a rookie not only loses a key piece of evidence, but loses his car too.
Tampa: There's a New FTO in Town
10. Tampa: There's a New FTO in Town
November 18, 2008
For Tampa Police Rookie's like Amy Hess even previously simple tasks like driving a car become very complicated. So when Amy is asked to put on the lights and sirens of her patrol car and race & uot;code& uot; to calls, the question isn't.
Jefferson: Riding Solo
9. Jefferson: Riding Solo
November 18, 2008
A rookie will be evaluated while in Louisiana's high crime area. Then, a rookie gets a car of his own and then makes a error during a traffic stop.
Jefferson: Toy Gun
8. Jefferson: Toy Gun
November 11, 2008
The lone female in a class of rookies feels the importance of proving herself. Then, a rookie takes control of a situation after noticing a man standing on a corner holding a rifle.
Tampa: A Deer in the Headlights
7. Tampa: A Deer in the Headlights
November 11, 2008
A rookie is found to have made a mistake concerning a drug sting. Then, a rookie who's father was nearly named Chief of Police in a nearby town, heads to a knifing incident.
Jefferson: My Name on a Plaque
6. Jefferson: My Name on a Plaque
November 4, 2008
A rookie gets his first ever field training and then is sent to patrol in the worst drug neighborhood in the area.
Tampa: The Birth of a Rookie
5. Tampa: The Birth of a Rookie
November 4, 2008
A rookie who is also and expectant father deals with a hit an run accident's aftermath. Also, a former teacher gets her first lessons on the street as a rookie.
Jefferson: One More Time
4. Jefferson: One More Time
October 28, 2008
A rookie had previously been sent back for more training once reviewed by his sergeant has his career on the line with his second review coming up.
Tampa: Size Doesn't Matter
3. Tampa: Size Doesn't Matter
October 28, 2008
A tiny female rookie gets tested during her first SWAT assignment. Also, a physically intimidating rookie is in a foot chase with a criminal.
Jefferson: The Shootout
2. Jefferson: The Shootout
October 21, 2008
One rookie has a problem with a female officer giving him orders; a sergeant evaluates another rookie; and a rookie is called to shot fired call who had been in the military.
Tampa: Class Begins
1. Tampa: Class Begins
October 21, 2008
A rookie serves his first search warrant and later views his first corpse. Also, a call for a violent fight to be broken up is received.
Description

The television series Rookies are about men and women who have gone through training at various police academies to become police officers in various towns and cities. In episode one of season one the show is about two police officers who have completed their training and have been placed with a police department, where they receive their on the job training before being placed as regular officers.

The first episode is about Hugh Herndon who had been a school teacher and decided that he would like to become part of the Tampa, Florida police department. Anthony "A. J." Cafaro is the other rookie officer who is placed with the Tampa police department. "A. J." had been the manager of a restaurant before he decided to become a police officer.

Hugh is assigned to be with patrol officer Danny Rhodes who is a field training officer and works with rookie officers to help them learn what is expected of them and how to do their job as proficiently as possible. The first call they receive is about a woman who is taking her clothes off in front of a business.

"A. J." is assigned to work with field training officer Britt Martinez and their first call to investigate is the break in of truck. When they arrive at the place where the truck is parked, Officer Martinez asks "A. J." what is the first thing they will want to do. When he replies that it is to check for fingerprints she wants to know how he will go about getting the fingerprints. During the process of "A. J." dusting the truck for prints, he forgets that he should not touch his face while doing it.

The two rookie officers along with their training officer receives several calls during their shift ranging from minor things to severing a search warrant and a homicide. Each rookie learns how to deal with handling suspects and the first day on the job is really rough.Rookies is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (17 episodes). The series first aired on October 21, 2008.

Where to Watch Rookies

Rookies is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Rookies on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Pluto TV.

  • Premiere Date
    October 21, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (847)